What will I see?
Our morning tour of the Uffizi and Accademia Galleries provides you a not-to-be-missed intoduction to Florence's Renaissance and Gothic art culmination during the Medici reign.
What will I do?
Your special morning starts at the Uffizi Gallery, where to glance up at the astonishing narrowed Renaissance frescoed ceilings that expand down the halls. A labyrinth of rooms displays the colossal Medici collection, from Botticelli's "Primavera" and "Birth of Venus" to Cimabue's Maestà of Santa Trinita and Da Vinci's Annunciation. You'll be mesmerized by the Gothic paintings of Giotto and Cimabue.
You'll continue then at the Accademia, where to discover the magnificent works of Michelangelo. From his assortment of meticulously displayed half-finished slaves (The Awakening, Young, and Bearded Slaves and Atlas) to a close-up view of his world renown David.
Entering Michelangelo's Hall of the Prisoners you'll pass the corridor juxtaposed with slave statutes that lead you to a circular skylight tribune displaying Michelangelo's breathtaking masterpiece: David. The hand-carved marble statue depicts a nude young man at his physical peak, with an intense expression of strength and courage, originating from an unshakable faith in God, became a noble symbol of the power and invincibility of the Florentine Republic in its glory days. The Accademia also houses the collections of Bronzino, Cecchino Salviati, Allori, Perugino and Ghirlandaio.
Ended the visit you can remain inside the museum.
Why should I go?
Our narrated morning tour of the Uffizi and Accademia Galleries offers you the unique opportunity to get up close and personal with some of the revered and majestic works of art in the world. In particular, you will see the work of the genius artist Michelangelo, particularly his creation David. Depicted with vigor, David symbolizes the epoch of the Florentine Republic's splendor and seeing it is an absolute must for any visitor to this great city.
•Check-in and Meeting Point:
UFFIZI: Check-in Time: 08.45am - English Only.
At the Uffizi Gallery, entrance reserved to the booking holders - door 1. An Assistant will wait for you with blue clothing with Caf Tour & Gray Line Florence logos. Please arrive at the meeting point 15 minutes before the tour begins.
ACCADEMIA: Check-in Time: 11:45am - English Only.
At the Accademia Gallery, in front of the entrance reserved to the booking holders. An Assistant will wait for you with blue clothing with Caf Tour & Gray Line Florence logos. Please arrive at the meeting point 15 minutes before the tour begins
No penalty for cancellations up to 48 hours in advance of the schedule departure time. Less than 48 hours and in case of no show, 100% of penalty